Cargo Airlines

Cargo Airlines

News coverage of domestic and international cargo airlines, price and freight indexes, cargo airports and more.


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News & Analysis

21 Dec 2014
The air freight business has just completed its best peak season in years, but the International Air Cargo Association (IATA) has presented a sobering picture of an industry enjoying a cyclical upturn while struggling to overcome structural problems.
19 Dec 2014
Strong air cargo volume on Asia-U.S. routes in the last quarter has seen airlines raising rates faster than forwarders can pass them on to customers, placing margins under pressure.
15 Dec 2014
Cargolux continued its robust performance in November, flying a record volume of freight and bucking the downward trend in the European air cargo market.
15 Dec 2014
Trans-Pacific shipments between Hong Kong and fast recovering North American markets drove up Cathay Pacific cargo throughput in November, with the strong demand expected to last deep into the final month of the year.
10 Dec 2014
Lufthansa Cargo managed to increase traffic in November despite ongoing strikes by pilots, while its leading European rivals posted lower volumes as they prepare to downsize their freighter operations.
10 Dec 2014
Five straight quarters of continued growth and a supply-demand balance has led to a turnaround in the air freight business this year, with more solid growth still to come, believes Atlas Air’s Michael Steen.
09 Dec 2014
Vietnam’s increasing role in the final assembly of products was evident in the October trade figures that showed Chinese exports to Vietnam soaring 52.6 percent year-over-year to $61 billion.
05 Dec 2014
Strong consumer spending in the U.S. over the past three months has depleted inventories and the replenishment drive to restock shelves for the Spring launches will keep air and ocean carriers busy well into the first quarter.
04 Dec 2014
Lufthansa Cargo and All Nippon Airways have launched the world’s first air cargo joint venture, with maiden flights between Europe and Japan.
03 Dec 2014
Lufthansa Cargo pilots will stage a day-long strike Thursday, the second walk out this week, in a year-long dispute over retirement benefits.